Jul 23, 2012 5:00pm EDT
with some lightning. you can see a lot of lightning. it's way out to the west and southwest of us into charlottesville and also crossing over the mountains, but right now we're looking at some scattered showers and storms that come through -- that could come through in our area. so the entire dmv is under a slight risk for severe weather tonight. the a man threat is damaging wind gust -- the main threat is damage wind gusts and heavy downpours. i don't think everybody will see these storms surface. we could see some big storms come through. temperatures are in the 80s. we'll talk more about the heat coming this way and also some relief. back to you. >>> penn state now about to pay a really heavy price for that sex abuse scandal that has already rocked the university. today the ncaa handed down unprecedented sanctions against the school's legendary football program and they come just one day after the school took down the statue of the former head coach joe paterno that used to hang out in front of the university's football stadium but no more. dave owens is here with the details.